Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2014] All ER (D) 35 (Feb)
Neutral Citation: [2014] EWHC 66 (Ch)
Court: Chancery Division

Mr Jeremy Cousins QC (Sitting as a Deputy Judge of the Chancery Division)

Representation Lance Ashworth QC (instructed by SGH Martineau LLP, Birmingham) for the claimant.
  Gavin Mansfield QC (instructed by Stewart Law Solicitors) for the first defendant.
  The second and third defendants appeared in person.
Judgment Dates: 31 January 2014


Practice - Post-trial or pre-judgment relief - Interim injunction - Confidential information - Injunction against disclosure of information - First and second defendants being former employees of claimant company - Claimant bringing claim for equitable compensation or damages for breach of duty for dishonest assistance against former employees - Claimant being granted various injunctions - Claimant applying for injunctions to be continued - Whether application to be granted.

The Case

Practice Post-trial or pre-judgment relief. In the course of claims for equitable compensation or damages for breach of duty or dishonest assistance against its former employees (the first and second defendant), the claimant was granted non-compete and confidentiality injunctions. The Chancery Division continued the injunctions against the first defendant, but discharged the confidentiality injunction against the second defendant where there was no evidence that he had breached confidentiality whilst employed with the claimant and where he did not have access to the claimant's confidential information.

Practice Areas

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